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The Grange Festival, Michael Tilson Thomas, Tamsin Waley-Cohen and Huw Watkins

Sean Rafferty presents music and guests. With Michael Chance, Anna Bonitatibus, Paul Nilon, and Michael Tilson Thomas. Plus Tamsin Waley-Cohen and Huw Watkins perform.

Sean Rafferty with a lively mix of music, chat and arts news. His guests include Michael Chance, artistic director of The Grange Festival, mezzo-soprano Anna Bonitatibus and tenor Paul Nilon, who perform live in the studio. Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas talks about his work with the London Symphony Orchestra, and violinist Tamsin Waley-Cohen performs live with pianist Huw Watkins.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker Suite, Op 71a (March)

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite: Philharmonia/Tilson Thomas.
    • CBS.
    • 2.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Il ritorno di Ulisse in Patria (Penelope's opening monologue, Act 1, Scene 1)

    Performer: Anna Bonitatibus (soprano). Performer: Paula Chateauneuf (chittarone).
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Il Ritorno d'Ulisse in patria (Sc.1 Sinfonia and Sc.5 Sinfonia)

    Orchestra: Concerto Italiano. Conductor: Rinaldo Alessandrini.
    • Night. Stories of Lovers and Warriors.
    • Naive.
    • 9 + 14.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Il ritorno di Ulisse in Patria (Ulisse's opening monologue, Act 1 Scene 7)

    Performer: Paul Nilon (tenor). Performer: Paula Chateauneuf (chittarone).
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Il ritorno di Ulisse in Patria (Final duet)

    Performer: Anna Bonitatibus (soprano). Performer: Paul Nilon (soprano).
  • Georges Bizet

    The Toreador Song (Carmen Suite No 2)

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
    • CBS.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in D, Op 64 No 5 ' The Lark' (3rd and 4th mvts)

    Ensemble: Danish String Quartet.
    • Cavi-music.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in E major, K 380

    Performer: Yuja Wang.
    • Yuja Wang: Transformation.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Claude Debussy

    Iberia: Le matin d'un jour de fête (Images)

    Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • SFS Media.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Serenade No 1 in D major (6th mvt)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Symphony No 5 (2nd movement, ending)

    Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt.
    • Decca.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    O Mensch, bewein', dein' Sünde gross, BWV.622

    Performer: Stephen Cleobury.
    • King's College Cambridge.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat major, Op 19 (3rd movement)

    Performer: Martha Argerich. Orchestra: Orchestra della Svizzera italiana. Conductor: Gabriel Chmura.
    • DG.
  • George Frideric Handel

    From harmony, from heav'nly harmony (Ode for St Cecilia's Day)

    Choir: Chœur des Musiciens du Louvre. Ensemble: Les Musiciens du Louvre. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • Royal Handel.
    • Naive.
    • 14.
  • Robert Johnson

    Lady Strange's Almain

    Performer: Nigel North (lute).
    • Naxos.
    • 8.572178.
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria

    Surrexit pastor bonus

    Music Arranger: Simon Cox. Ensemble: Septura.
    • Naxos.
  • Franz Schubert

    Violin Sonata in A major (3rd movement, Andantino)

    Performer: Tamsin Waley-Cohen (violin). Performer: Huw Watkins (piano).
  • Freya Waley-Cohen

    Permutations (excerpt)

    Performer: Tamsin Waley-Cohen.
    • Waley-Cohen: Permutations.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 1.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Rondino, Op 81 No. 2

    Performer: Tamsin Waley-Cohen (violin). Performer: Huw Watkins (piano).
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Che gelida manina (La bohème)

    Singer: Joseph Calleja. Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. Conductor: Marco Armiliato.
    • The Maltese Tenor.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • William Lawes

    Royal Consort Sett No 2 in D (2nd movement)

    Ensemble: Phantasm.
    • William Laws: The Royall Consorts.
    • Linn Records.
    • CKD470.
    • 2.

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  • Mon 5 Jun 2017 16:30

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